ACTIVITIES

THINGS TO DO

IN ONTONAGON, MI

There’s always something fun to do in Ontonagon and the surrounding areas. Outdoor explorers will love hiking, snowshoeing, ATVing, snowmobiling, horseback riding and skiing to find waterfalls, vistas, and even the Northern Lights. There are also a number of local mines that provide guided tours, local shopping options, parks, and the Porcupine Mountains. Not sure where to start? Griswold would be happy to recommend his favorites.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Griswold's Lodge partners with the Denver Air connection in Ironwood Michigan. The Gogebic - Iron County Airport  is located about an hour from Griswold's Lodge. Reach out to us at Griswolds Lodge for more information on cities with available flight deals, car rentals and more.

Adventure Mine

A true underground adventure, you’ll feel like Indiana Jones rappelling down a mine shaft or just taking an easy walking tour. Located only 20 minutes from Griswold’s Lodge in Greenland.

Caledonia Copper Mine

This family-run business focuses on gems in their aboveground mine. Book your own ore pile and see what you can find! Located about 20 minutes from Griswold’s Lodge in Mass City.

Copper Peak

See the historic ghost town, frozen in time from 1967, when the local copper mill closed and most of the population left. Learn more about Michigan’s copper industry while exploring the ruins.

Horseback Riding

Whether you explore on ATV, snowmobile, foot, or even horseback, you don’t want to miss the beautiful trails surrounding Griswold’s Lodge. Join the trail right from our parking lot.

Rentals

A number of local businesses offer rentals to help you explore the natural beauty of Michigan. Pontoons, kayaks, canoes, jet skis, ATVs, snowmobiles, and more are all available to rent from local businesses.

Konteka

Black bears are notorious for being spotted in the UP. So why not see them while you're eating a delicious meal 25 minutes from Griswold's Lodge. Through a glass window, it seems like the bears are right next to you!

Porcupine Mountains & Lake of the Clouds

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The beautiful waterfalls of the Porcupine Mountains are a must-see attraction when you come to visit Griswold’s Lodge. With 15 falls to choose from, we are happy to provide you with a waterfall map and recommendations of our favorites. 

Waterfalls

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The beautiful waterfalls of the Porcupine Mountains are a must-see attraction when you come to visit Griswold’s Lodge. With 15 falls to choose from, we are happy to provide you with a waterfall map and recommendations of our favorites. 

Local Shopping

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Thanks to our convenient location in downtown Ontonagon, we are located close to a number of local restaurants, bars, and, yes, shops. Explore the local stores for souvenirs and gifts to remind you of your Michigan vacation.

There’s Always Something Fun to Do

With a convenient location near so many fun activities, Ontonagon is the ideal place for your Michigan getaway. Whether you’re traveling with your family, as a couple, or by yourself, you’ll never run out of fun activities and exciting adventures.